Degree Levels Offered for Social Work

Sample Free Open
Social Work Courses


Media Course Start Date Professor School
008 audio 8 Counseling Theories 2011-03-01 Spring 2011 Pat McDevitt DePaul University
Review counseling theories, from affective, non-directive approaches to cognitive and behavioral approaches.
001 full-course 1 Diploma in Social Work Studies N/A N/A OpenLearn
This diploma course instructs students in the field of social working, including the role social workers play for disadvantaged families, personality types best suited for the job, and different social issues that social workers may come across.
013 audio 13 Health and Wellness Coaching N/A N/A Liberty University
This course examines health and wellness from a Christian perspective.
001 full-course 1 Housing and Human Services 2005-03-01 Spring 2005 Langley Keyes Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
In this class, students how the human services system interacts with the U.S. housing system.
006 audio 6 Social Work 2010-09-01 Fall 2010 Columbia University
This video podcast series from Columbia University provides an overview to the field of social work.
013 full-course 13 Substance Abuse and the Family 2006-03-01 Spring 2006 Gonzalo Bacigalupe University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMass Boston)
Substance abuse and the family discusses how families who have members who are substance abusers function, as well as the resources available for helping these families.
045 full-course 45 Theory & Practice of Counseling N/A N/A Kausar Sohail Virtual University of Pakistan
This course focuses upon the basic guidelines for improving one

Accredited Online Social Work Degrees

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshmen Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate
Keiser University-Tampa Yes 96% 98% 57%
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College Yes 100% 97% 46%
Johnson State College Yes 95% 94% 33%
Arlington Career Institute Yes 100% 100% 78%
The Art Institute of Washington Yes 67% 94% 24%
Keiser University-West Palm Beach Yes 96% 98% 57%
Argosy University-Chicago Yes N/A 85% N/A
Bay State College Yes N/A 99% 22%
Humboldt State University Yes 81% 69% 40%
University of Kansas Yes 93% 74% 61%
Atlantic Cape Community College Yes N/A 70% 18%
University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus Yes 100% 93% 28%
Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs Yes 100% 100% 40%
Albertus Magnus College Yes 81% 95% 53%
Illinois State University Yes 71% 72% 71%
Zane State College Yes 100% 96% 29%
Excelsior College Yes N/A 3% N/A
Austin Community College District Yes 100% 61% 6%
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova Yes 100% 100% 76%
Northwestern College Yes N/A 98% 31%

Social Work at a Glance

Number of Degrees Conferred in Social Work

    • 15,136 Bachelor's Degrees in
      Social Work
      • 11% Male
        Students
      • 89% Female
        Students
    • 21,173 Master's Degrees in
      Social Work
      • 13% Male
        Students
      • 87% Female
        Students
    • 322 Doctoral Degrees in
      Social Work
      • 22% Male
        Students
      • 78% Female
        Students

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